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United Kingdom May Have Shortage in Customs Staff. Customs Support is Ready

At the end of this year, the United Kingdom will leave the European Union. The transition period will come to an end on December 31st. Several EU representatives have...

Dutch Government: No VAT on Face Mask from May 25th Until September 1st
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Dutch Government: No VAT on Face Mask from May 25th Until September 1st

There will be no VAT on face masks starting May 25th. This announcement has just been made by the Dutch Government. This will be valid for all face masks, both the...

Export: Turkey Increases Protectionist Measures
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Export: Turkey Increases Protectionist Measures

Fearing and facing a big recession caused by the pandemic, Turkey is trying to protect its industrial producers from external and foreign competition.

Trade Deals Around the World: May Edition
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Trade Deals Around the World: May Edition

In most countries around the world, the focus has become internal, as countries battle to control the global coronavirus outbreak. Negotiations and implementations of...

Supply Chain Challenges: Medical Supplies
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Supply Chain Challenges: Medical Supplies

A recent video from Al Jazeera shows stacks and stacks of medical supplies in China that are waiting to be shipped.

Growing Number of VAT-fraud Cases in e-Commerce
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Growing Number of VAT-fraud Cases in e-Commerce

The Belgian Customs Authority has recently reported a growing number of fraud cases with importing goods from countries like China concerning import duties and VAT.

Dutch Customs Authority Postpones Implementation of CVB
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Dutch Customs Authority Postpones Implementation of CVB

To make sure said discrepancies no longer appear Dutch Customs is implementing a new procedure. With this new procedure, it is no longer possible to make an import...

Johnson Back in Office, But Brexit Negotiations Not on Track
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Johnson Back in Office, But Brexit Negotiations Not on Track

Boris Johnson has spent several weeks recovering from coronavirus, after spending time in the hospital and even three nights at the ICU. On Monday he returned back to...

Customs Value - What is it and How Do You Calculate It?
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Customs Value - What is it and How Do You Calculate It?

The customs value is the value that is used to determine how much customs duties you need to pay when importing goods into the European Union.